Students' seminar

The MPGC students`seminar is mandatory for MPGC students.

During the seminar students present in a common way the latest results of their interdisciplinary research and talk to each other. These presentations offer excellent opportunities for feedback on scientific results and presentation techniques and for informal discussions and networking.

Summer 2021

Regular MPGC students' seminars in the summer term 2021 will take place Wednesday at 4pm as online seminar

Speaker: Pranav Sudersan

Pranav Sudersan: How some insects adhere to underwater surfaces

Many terrestrial beetles are able to walk on surfaces even in underwater conditions. This phenomena is explained by surface tension forces. The "hairy" legs of the insect secrete tiny amounts of an oily adhesive fluid, which allows it to attach to surfaces both in air and underwater.
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